The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of FactSet products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FactSet over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within FactSet Research Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FactSet
Rank 578 553 569
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Contract jobs citing FactSet 5 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.025% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.053% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 2
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£500 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £150 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23558 22470 24594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.03% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13539 12788 12898
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1040 1032 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

FactSet
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FactSet across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

FactSet Jobs Demand Trend in England

FactSet
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FactSet across the England region.

FactSet Daily Rate Trend in England

FactSet
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FactSet across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

FactSet Daily Rate Histogram in England

FactSet
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FactSet across the England region.

FactSet Hourly Rate Trend in England

FactSet
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FactSet within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 4 £500 +66.66% 3
FactSet
UK

FactSet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FactSet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FactSet.

1 7 (77.78%) Bloomberg
1 7 (77.78%) Asset Management
2 6 (66.67%) Front Office
3 5 (55.56%) Sophis
4 4 (44.44%) Investment Management
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Charles River
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) VBA
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) Fund Management
6 2 (22.22%) Use Case
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Maven
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Confluence
6 2 (22.22%) BI-SAM
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) Equities
6 2 (22.22%) Sybase
6 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) VBScript
6 2 (22.22%) VB
6 2 (22.22%) StatPro
6 2 (22.22%) Middleware
6 2 (22.22%) Reuters
6 2 (22.22%) UNIX
6 2 (22.22%) Linux

FactSet
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FactSet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FactSet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (66.67%) Front Office
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Applications Support
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Database Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Database Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Sybase Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Asset Management
2 4 (44.44%) Investment Management
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Fund Management
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) VBA
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBScript
2 2 (22.22%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Bloomberg
2 5 (55.56%) Sophis
3 4 (44.44%) Charles River
4 2 (22.22%) BI-SAM
4 2 (22.22%) Sybase
4 2 (22.22%) StatPro
4 2 (22.22%) Reuters
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) VMware